SaroAfrica International Jobs in Nigeria [4 new vacancies]

Latest jobs, vacancies and careers at SaroAfrica May, 2022

Saro Agrosciences is the pioneer subsidiary of the Saroafrica International group and was established in 1991 as Saro Pharma & Chemical Co. Ltd. We have evolved through different operational models and names starting as Saro Pharma & Chemical Co Ltd to Saro Agrochemicals and now Saro Agrosciences. Saro Agrosciences has grown into a leading player in the agriculture industry. We are passionately committed to empowering the Nigerian farmer with superior agro-inputs like Crop Protection Products, Seeds, Fertilizers, Farming Machinery and knowledge that will enable these farmers to increase their yield and livelihood in a sustainable manner.

With over 30 years of experience, we have grown into a strong force in the agricultural and FMCG industry, with business operations spanning local and international markets. At Saroafrica International, we believe in turning challenges, stemming from customers’ needs into success stories. This has motivated and inspired our journey from the beginning. Our flagship company, Saro Agrosciences, was founded out of a desire to satisfy under-served customers in the crop protection industry especially with the departure of multinationals due to an unfavorable economic environment in 1991.

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SaroAfrica Recruitment / Jobs 2022

May 2022. Intern



Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Employment Type: Internship

Competencies Required

  • Candidates should possess a Graduate qualification in Accounting, Law, Social Sciences and Agronony (Minimum of Second Class Upper)
  • Good knowledge of word processing tools & spreadsheets (MS Office Words, Excel etc)
  • Good command of English
  • Candidate must be Computer Savvy.

Application Closing Date
22nd May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Corps Members are advised to apply.

Head of Accounts

Saroafrica International Limited (‘Saro’) | Job Title: Head of Accounts | Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Duties / Responsibilities
Leadership/Supervisory Role:

  • Supervise end-of-period processes and supports the analysis of the periodical business performance, budgets, and forecasts
  • Leads the accounting department in the establishment of risk management procedures as well as the update of those procedures
  • Motivates, develops, and creates a departmental culture and vision, taking full responsibility for the success or failure of the quarterly/annual audit process.
  • Responsible for building talent across the accounting department and supporting continuous improvement initiatives across the finance department.

Documentation & Reporting:

  • Prepares reports in reflection of the revenue quarterly/annual processes
  • Develops reports on all accounting related matters inclusive of taxation matters
  • Pro-active advice and recommendations on the business’s financial approaches from an accounting and taxation perspective.
  • Completeness and accuracy of bank/cash reconciliations
  • Review financial information and analysis from direct reports
  • Presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members.
  • Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation
  • Managing financial transactions.
  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts

Financial Analysis:

  • Ensures the accounting departments in the preparation of accounts and conducting quarterly/annual auditing and the final preparation of accounts
  • Ensures the accounting department in the preparation and monitoring the business’s annual budgets and liaises with external auditors to drive ad hoc projects that will improve process efficiency
  • Ensures that there is a proactive engagement across the accounting department in implementing audit findings with a view of improving the business’s overall financial performance

Statutory Compliance & Tax:

  • Tax planning and ensuring statutory tax compliances on Coy Tax, VAT, WHT and other relevant taxes
  • Interface with the auditors, tax authorities, banks, and regulatory agencies
  • Preparing company tax
  • Ensuring compliance with all other statutory and financial regulations e.g. IFRS
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

Accounting & Auditing:

  • Ensuring proper accounting records are maintained and aligned with Organizational Goals
  • Maintains professional development, and remains abreast of relevant accounting issues and financial policy and standards.
  • Establishing a mechanism/checklist to ensure operations are under control and give requisite support to business heads.
  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Debt management and collection
  • Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported
  • Coordinating audit processes.
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting

Cost Control, Cash Flow Management & Administration:

  • Imports and logistics supervision
  • Receivables, Payables and Stocks control
  • Improving efficiencies and reducing costs across the business
  • Monitor and facilitate administration activities for the company
  • Ensure assessment and proper control of the admin expenditure for the company.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or relevant field (Minimum of Second Class Upper).
  • An MBA or equivalent postgraduate management degree will be an advantage.
  • Applicant must have a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in Financial Management and Controls
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant (ACCA or ACA).

Application Closing Date
16th May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Production Accountant



Location: Oyo
Employment Type: Full-time

Responsibilities

  • Ensure daily Production report and track, prepare, and analyze variance report for Management Team
  • Perform comprehensive variance analysis and determined root-cause for each significant variance
  • Perform audits of bills of materials to ensure product costs are accurate and accounted for properly
  • Provide Weekly status of labor, overhead, productivity, usages, direct labor, and distribution cost
  • Ensure bill of material and costing accurately reflect production operations
  • Ensure that financial discipline and prudence is applied for all transactions and will provide primary controls to ensure that the assets of the project are well secured
  • Monitor the key performance indicators to assess, analyze and track manufacturing processes
  • Report the actual financial Performance and compare with the Control Levers
  • Assist the Business Accountant in the preparation of data required for forecasting, planning, and budgeting
  • Provide weekly wastage Report
  • Ensure inputs and outputs of inventory are analyzed accurately and timely

Requirements

  • Degree with minimum of a second Class upper in Accounting, Economics, or Finance from a reputable university
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant (ACCA or ACA).
  • An MBA or equivalent postgraduate management degree will be an advantage
  • Applicant must have a minimum of 5 years working experience in similar role as Production Accountant

Application Closing Date
16th May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Management Accountant


Job Title: Management Accountant | Saroafrica International Limited (‘Saro’) | Location: Lagos | Employment Type: Full-time

Responsibilities

  • Ensures that all foreign currency payments are made in accordance with contracted terms and budgeted exchange rates.Develops tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the Management Team and provides actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations.
  • He/she will ensure that financial discipline and prudence is applied for all transactions and will provide primary controls to ensure that the assets of the project are well secured
  • Put the right mechanism in place to ensure Business Pays all obligations on due date, stays Cash-Flow Positive throughout the
  • period in line with the financial indicators in the plan.
  • Responsible for the seamless and real-time running of the financial reporting processes to aid speed of service delivery to both
  • internal and external parties.
  • Report the actual financial Performance and compare with the Control Levers.
  • Completion of monthly statutory rendition
  • Managing preparation and submission of the Group’s various VAT returns and declarations.
  • Work with other Strategic Business Unit Accountant to ensure prompt reconciliation of all intercompany accounts
  • Prepare the weekly wastage report
  • Production of supporting Balance Sheet and reconciliations for all Balance sheet Items.

Requirements
Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a Second Class upper in Accounting, Economics, or Finance from a reputable university
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant (ACCA or ACA).
  • An MBA or equivalent postgraduate management degree will be an advantage
  • Applicant must have a Minimum of 5 years working experience in similar role as Management Accountant.

Application Closing Date
16th May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Van Sales Representative.


Job Title: Van Sales Representative

Location: Taraba
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Prepares route plan & adhere to it strictly.
  • Develop & maintain customer list that capture Name, Contact Person, Address, and Phone Numbers of customers in assigned routes.
  • Sell company products to current & potential retail outlets / customers.
  • Deliver set targets on all sales KPIs- Call, IMS, Collection, Strike Rate, Average Order Size/Call etc
  • Ensure products are sold as communicated in official company price list in all sales outlets
  • Ensure proper maintenance of the van is carried out in accordance with guidelines.
  • Maintain a driver’s log book showing details of itineraries, fuel consumption, maintenance records, etc.
  • Assist in the development (information generation) and implementation of marketing plans regarding his / her assigned territory.
  • Participate and contribute to all sales development plans in his territory
  • Report issues relating to satisfaction of customers, & consumers in assigned routes.
  • Develop existing & new retail customers to achieve daily, weekly, monthly, & annual volume / revenue targets.

Requirements

  • Candidates should possess an OND qualification with a minimum of 2 years work experiene.
  • Special Skills & Key Behavioral Competencies.
  • Good Communication skill.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • High integrity and must be able to work under pressure.
  • Must be able to speak the local language of the area.
  • Computer literate.
  • Must be resident in City of interest.
  • Possess valid driver’s license.

Application Closing Date
5th April, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Human Resource Business Partner – Lagos, Abuja, Edo, Oyo


Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Duties / Responsibilities
Strategy:

  • Will report to the Group executive HR & Admin and develop the HR Plan with the Group executive and SBU Head by considering immediate and long-term staff requirements
  • He/She is expected to contribute to the development and the execution of the approved business strategy of the SBU and specifically that which relates to people.
  • Assist in providing specific guidance and a human resource roadmap of how to translate SBU’s medium and annual strategic plans into reality.
  • Carry out specific initiatives in the people plan of the business

Recruitment / Talent Acquisition:

  • Attracting and retaining the best talent in the industry
  • Overseeing the recruitment and hiring process report on its performance
  • The HRBP will ensure that all new recruits are properly integrated to the business through general and customised induction programmes & onboarding
  • Ensure that all recruitments are duly approved and are done consistent with the Saro policies and practices.
  • Responsible for overseeing professional reference checks and background checks to verify that candidates are eligible to work for the company
  • Implement new sourcing methods
  • Coordinate with department managers to forecast future hiring needs
  • Review recruitment software and suggest the best option for company needs
  • Participate in job fairs and career events
  • Review and manage a highly functional compensation, appraisal, welfare & benefit structure that drives attracts, and retains high performing talent
  • Perform candidate and employee satisfaction evaluations and workshops
  • Build the company’s professional network through relationships with HR professionals, colleges and other partners

Training and Development:

  • Responsible for launching employee development initiatives. This could entail additional on-the-job training, professional development programs, or educational opportunities that allow employees to grow and develop in their current roles or prepare them for career advancement within the organization
  • Implement various learning methods companywide (e.g. coaching, job-shadowing, online training)
  • Help managers develop their team members through career pathing

Culture / Employee Engagement:

  • Share the company’s values, norms, and vision with employees familiarizing them with the overall ethics of the organization
  • Identify any shortcomings within the organization and having the ability to address them effectively.
  • Responsible for organizing team outings, community building, or recognition programs that can improve healthy work environment
  • The HR Business partner is expected to advice and give guidance on disciplinary and welfare issues, expected to assist business leaders in identifying aberrant behaviour, make recommendations on appropriate disciplinary measures to be taken in line with the employee handbook. Develop effective relationships with the business in order to promote good employee relations across the SBU. Carry out survey on impact on values, culture, and anti-values
  • Promote an open-door policy for communication.

Performance Management:

  • Responsible for Performance Management System based on leading practices with the aim to provide a fair and transparent performance management across units
  • Resolve problems related to appraisals, such as employee requests for re-evaluation, and ensure that these issues are handled in a fair, professional, and transparent way
  • Collect and analyze performance appraisal results across units
  • The HR Business partner can be assigned additional responsibilities or roles as may be deemed necessary by the SBU MD and GE HR from time to time. In addition, to performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of Second Class Upper Degree in Human Resources or related field
  • Relevant HR certifications that demonstrate knowledge/possession of current HR competencies are required (e.g. Associate, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, Senior/Professional in Human Resources, Human Resources Business Professional). like PHR, SPHR, CIPM, MBA will be an added advantage.
  • Applicants should have 4 – 8 years relevant experience in similar role.

Application Closing Date
8th March, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Store Keeper

Location: Bida, Niger
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • He/she ensures proper accounting records/information are kept and treated appropriately at the business depots & company assets, stock, cash, etc are always secure.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prepare reliable & timely report comprising of IMS raw data, customers’ ledger, stock records, purchases, health check as well as other designated reports.
  • Issue invoice, receipts etc for all transactions and proper recording and filing of all documents including payment tellers
  • Ensure company assets -stock, cash, vehicles, documents, etc are properly secured.
  • Ensure there’s no cash loss.
  • Maintain incident free record on company assets -Cash, Product, Motor vehicle, Computer, etc.
  • Execute activities within approved budgets.
  • Post transactions and analyse account Records

Requirements

  • OND qualification in Accounting
  • At least 2 years relevant work experience.

Age:

  • 23-35 years.

Special Skills & Key Behavioral Competencies:

  • Smart
  • Good numeric ability
  • Computer literate
  • Must be resident in City of interest
  • High integrity and must be able to work under pressure.

Application Closing Date
3rd February, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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